Officials: Made in America won't be held on Parkway past 2018

- Made in America's 2018 iteration will be the last one held on the Ben Franklin Parkway, according to the mayor's office.

Officials say it's unclear how the festival will want to proceed moving forward, though the city is interested in discussing alternate locations within Philadelphia.

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"This is the last year MIA will be held on the Parkway. It’s unclear how MIA will want to proceed in the future but the City is interested in discussing alternate locations within Philadelphia for future years. When the festival first started, it was intended to provide a unique attraction to the City on the otherwise quiet Labor Day weekend. Over the years, tourism has grown overall and the need for an event of this scale at this location may no longer be necessary. We are interested in discussing the festival’s future with the producers and look forward to continuing a partnership."

"When the festival first started, it was intended to provide a unique attraction to the City on the otherwise quiet Labor Day weekend," a spokesperson for the mayor's office told FOX 29. "Over the years, tourism has grown overall and the need for an event of this scale at this location may no longer be necessary."

The mayor's office added that it is interested in discussing the festival’s future with its producers and look forward to continuing their partnership.

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